NFL star Henry Ruggs III is said to have killed someone while drunk!
The Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver was involved in a serious traffic accident at 3:40 a.m. local time on Tuesday, which is said to have cost a human life. The US media report unanimously.
Ruggs is said to have killed a Toyota driver with his Chevrolet. According to the Las Vegas police, he showed “signs of impairment”.
The police said in a statement: “Ruggs is charged with drunk driving resulting in death.”
TMZ Sports released a statement from Ruggs’ attorneys who refused to confirm the allegation: “We are currently conducting our own investigation on behalf of our client Henry Ruggs III and are asking everyone to reserve judgment until all facts are gathered.”
Ruggs himself is said to have got off lightly from the accident. The US media reported that he suffered only minor injuries.
The Raiders confirmed that their player was involved in the accident. The statement also said: “We are currently in the process of receiving more information and will not comment on it.
It is unclear whether Ruggs has been arrested or will be allowed to stay at large for the time being.
Ruggs was selected by the NFL team in 12th place in the 1st round in the 2020 draft. Since then he has been one of the best receivers in the team.